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May
3

Ohio State Again Can’t Sweep A Big Ten Series….

The pitching staff and starter Jack Neely was knocked around by Purdue and nullified a four home run performance by the batting order. Buckeyes get their toes stepped on (pictured) in series finale. Mark Znidar writes for Press Pros.

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May
2

Ohio State Puts Purdue On Boil In 12-2 Victory

Shortstop Zach Dezenzo went 3-for-4 with a three-run homer and starter Seth Lonsway was exquisite in giving up four hits and striking out nine over eight innings. Read Mark Znidars Ohio State Baseball in today’s Press Pros.

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May
1

Ohio State Rides Pohl’s Bat In Ripping Purdue

The fifth-year senior first baseman hit his ninth home run of the season and had a double and single; Starter Garrett Burhenn threw 120 pitches in six innings to get his fourth victory. (Pictured) Looking at the Umpire for an answer… the runner was out! Read more Buckeyes baseball by Mark Znidar in today’s Press Pros.

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Apr
25

Znidar: Ohio State Still Has Shot at NCAA Tournament

Late At The Plate…The bullpen gave up seven runs to Penn State after the Buckeyes had taken a 5-3 lead in the fourth, costing them a series sweep. But a fortuitous Big Ten schedule down the stretch gives them plenty of opportunities to boost their resume. “Just Win Baby” is the slogan from here on out. Read Mark Znidar in the latest Press Pros update.

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Apr
24

Lonsway At His Best, Puts Up Zeroes In Buckeyes’ Win

It was lefthander Seth Lonsway as good as it gets in a 7-0 Buckeye win Saturday over Penn State. Mark Znidar writes the story for Press Pros.

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Apr
23

Buckeyes Outlast Penn State to Take Series Opener

Streak snapped, as Buckeyes take game one of the weekend series with Penn State. Mark Znidar writes the story for today’s Press Pros.

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Apr
17

Olave Returns To Buckeyes To Polish His Skills

Not many people thought the receiver would return for another Scarlet-Gray spring game after catching 50 passes for 729 yards and seven touchdowns in only seven games in 2020. Mark Znidar writes for Press Pros.

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Apr
12

Day Wishes Ohio State Had “15 More Practices”

This is the final week of spring football, but the Buckeyes’ head coach always worries about catching up after the players missed so much time in 2020 because of COVID-19 precautions. Mark Znidar writes for Press Pros.

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Apr
11

Michigan Sends Buckeyes Home With Bruising Finale…

Buckeyes hit an obstacle in Michigan…After losing the series opener, Michigan didn’t flinch and the Buckeyes hit the wall in the Sunday finale, losing 16-7. Mark Znidar writes the story for Press Pros.

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Apr
10

Lonsway’s Inconsistency Costs Buckeyes Against Blue

They came up empty….Just six hits for the day as the Buckeyes get shut out in game two of their three game series with Michigan. Read about the game in today’s update.

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Apr
9

Buckeyes Come Back To Bite The Blue 7-4

The Buckeyes come back from a 2-0 deficit to score late (Sam Wilson, below), take a lead, and the opening game of their weekend series with Michigan. Mark Znidar writes the story for Saturday Press Pros.

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Apr
8

Buckeyes O-Line Coach Studrawa Has Much to Shout About

Whether it’s knowing he has two outstanding returning starters at tackle, four and five-star recruits fighting for jobs or catching up for lost time, offensive line coach Greg Studrawa knows there’s a lot of work to do during spring practice. Read Mark Znidar in today’s Press Pros.

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Apr
4

Dezenzo’s Big Day, 9th Inning Walk-Off, Sweeps Hoosiers

When champagne won’t do…Gatorade! Ohio State’s Zach Dezenzo gets the Gatorade soak from happy teammates after his ninth inning single drove in the winning run in the Buckeyes’ dramatic 4-3 win Sunday over Indiana at Bill Davis Stadium. Mark Znidar shares the story in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Apr
4

Lonsway Strikes Out 17 To Lead Ohio State Sweep

Seth Lonsway was untouchable in game one, striking out 17, as the Buckeyes took both games of Saturday’s double-header over Indiana and could sweep with a finale win on Sunday. Read Mark Znidar inside Press Pros.

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Apr
2

Buckeyes Buckle Down, Bump Off Hoosiers 3-2

Ace Garrett Burhenn threw six innings of three-hit ball, relievers Patrick Murphy and TJ Brock were lights out and designated hitter Sam Wilson went 3-for-3 as team does impressive about face in this important series.

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Apr
2

Ohio State: Williamson Plays On Thanks to Wrestling

Fifth-year senior from Westerville thanks his years of unseen sweat and toil on the wrestling mat for helping him overcome injuries…and getting buried at cornerback on the depth chart. Mark Znidar writes spring football for Press Pros.

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Mar
30

Ohio State Pro Day: Fields Gives NFL Teams An Eyeful

Quarterback runs 4.44-second 40-yard dash and gets off one throw that was estimated to travel 65 yards before settling into the hands of receiver CJ Saunders; Togiai bench-presses 225 pounds 40 times and Browning shows off his athleticism as potential multi-position player. Read more of Mark Znidar’s OSU football inside PressProsMagazine.

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Mar
29

Beals Holds Long Meeting After Buckeyes’ 9-3 Loss

Ohio State played solid baseball the first four innings against Maryland, but it was one ugly inning after another as the team gave up nine steals, committed two errors, hit four batters and threw two wild pitches.

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Mar
28

Buckeyes Scratch One Out Against Terrapins, 5-4

Long, Tall Texan…It took an 11-strikeout start by Jack Neely (below), a 3-for-3 day by Zach Dezenzo, and another clutch save by the bullpen and TJ Brock to get victory number 8, over Maryland, on Sunday. Mark Znidar writes for Press Pros.

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Mar
27

Buckeyes’ Batting Order Shut Down by Iowa

Redshirt junior left-hander Cam Bauman has pedestrian career numbers, but he was more than good enough to dominate through seven innings Saturday against the Buckeyes. Mark Znidar writes for Press Pros.

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